I'm currently looking to find a challenging and rewarding position
with a forward thinking company where I can make valuable
contributions to their growth, strategy formulation and business outcomes.
Appropriate position titles might include:
- Chief Digital Officer:
I can ensure your organisation grasps the digital world by the horns
and take charge of your online future. I'll make sure every aspect
of your online sales, marketing, communications and social media strategy,
tactics and frameworks work efficiently and smoothly.
- Online Sales Manager:
I can leverage your traditional retail business to establish a highly successful online sales operation,
or significantly improve the results of your existing online B2C and B2B sales operations.
- Marketing Manager:
I can help you improve traditional marketing operations and drive your business forward,
plus help you transition to an "online first" marketing strategy.
- Communications Manager:
I can make sure every aspect of your 360-degree communication strategy
— internal and external, online and offline — connects with
all target audiences.
- Social Media Manager:
I can develop and implement a social media plan that encompasses all the
marketing/communications/social requirements for your organisation
across traditional and online channels.
Please check out my résumé
outlining career objectives, skills overview, experience,
education, interests etc. Or, view my profile page on re.vu!
Feel free to connect with me via LinkedIn at
Maybe you'd prefer to take a look at some of the media stories
about my work. You can also review a portfolio
of marketing materials I have created over the years, or check out
details about some of the web sites I have produced.
I'm truly fortunate to have spent most of my working
life in and around what has to be THE most exiting industry —
Information Technology. And in an era where the most
amazing advances just keep on happening.
One of the great virtues of working in IT is that you are
exposed to a great range of organisations and many industry
verticals. Best of all, I have been privileged to have
worked in many different and challenging positions, for many different types
of organisations and with some great people.
I enjoy new, interesting challenges, working for companies with high
growth targets. I enjoy
making valuable contributions to the strategy formulation and
direction of the organisation, plus being a change agent to make
I have a proven ability to
establish and grow businesses or divisions in tough economic times using
a combination of my management, marketing,
communications, information technology and business
- Cortex I.T. Labs
- Cortex IT Labs (www.cortexit.com)
creates backup software that solves the most pressing backup issues faced by SMBs.
The prime product BackupAssist (www.BackupAssist.com)
is the number one choice for literally thousands of VARs, system administrators
and businesses in over 120 countries.
30 person private company, February 2012.
- Nov-11 - Feb-12: Global Marketing Manager
- AVG (AU/NZ)
- AVG (AU/NZ) distributes the AVG Technologies range
of Anti-Virus and Internet Security products to the Australian,
New Zealand and South Pacific markets.
18 person, private company, late 2007.
45 person private company, October 2011 with more than 4 million users and 3500 resellers.
- Jun-10 - Oct-11: Security Evangelist
Nov-07 - Jun-10: Marketing Manager
- Chaordent is an online sales and marketing, social media,
PR and communications, marketing and technology professional services company.
- Nov-05 - Present: Founder
- ITR Group
- The ITR Group was an expanding group of
Australian IT companies delivering specialist core IT consulting and recruitment solutions.
Operating divisions included Infopeople an The Peer Partnership.
70 person, $25 million per year private company, February 2005.
- Feb-05 - Nov-05: General Manager, Business Innovation
- Monash.NET (now Readify)
- Monash.NET is Australia’s foremost provider
of training, consulting, resources and tools for software developers
around Microsoft's .NET technologies.
- May-03 - Oct-03: Communications Manager
- Provider of IT consulting
services to some of
Australia’s most prestigious corporate and
government organisations. Focus on IT strategy and
architecture; designing, building and
maintaining tailored enterprise solutions; plus selecting,
installing and supporting packaged business solutions. Strong
application integration, application management,
information management and project management skills and expertise
on the IBM, Microsoft and Oracle technology platforms.
60 person, $12 million per year private company, March 2000.
300 person, $46 million per year public company, March 2003
- Mar-00 - Mar-03: National Marketing Manager
Jun-01 - Mar-03: IT Manager
Expert Software Services (now Infosys Australia)
- Provider of application
software development services to corporate and
government organisations. Focus on designing, building and
maintaining tailored enterprise client/server,
distributed Internet/intranet/extranet, electronic
commerce, data warehousing, knowledge management and
8 person, $600,000 per year business, early 1996.
130 person, $20 million per year business, December
- Sep-99 - Feb-00: Marketing Manager
Jul-98 - Aug-99: General Manager
Apr-96 - Jun-98: Marketing Manager
- Expert People
- An IT Recruitment Agency specialising
in the placement of contract and permanent personnel,
with emphasis on Microsoft and Oracle skilled
- Dec-98 - Feb-00: Director
- National computing and communications
company. Manufacturer of PC workstations and leading
systems integrator and IT systems consultant. Total
solutions focus in consulting, design, installation and
management of IT systems for national clients, large
system integration contracts and major outsourcing roles
in the government and corporate sectors.
130 person, $50 million per year business, March
- Jul-95 - Mar-96: National Marketing Manager
Apr-94 - Jun-95: Marketing Manager, Victoria
Surveying and Land Information Group
(Now Geoscience Australia)
- Business unit of the Commonwealth
Department of Arts and Administrative Services.
300 person, $40 million per year business, February
- Jun-91 - Feb-94: Product Sales Manager
Computers & Communications
- Leading PC dealership in the corporate
and government sectors with special expertise in LAN/WAN
and groupware installations.
40 person, $15 million per year business, April
- Jun-88 - Apr-91: National Marketing Manager
- Univex Corporation
- Small computer dealer, software house,
and microcomputer based product developer.
5 person, $1.5 million per year business, May
- Aug-87 - May-88: General Manager
- Repco (Australia) Pty Ltd
- Start-up of a national computer
- May-87 - Aug-87: General Manager Business
- HiSoft Computers
- Leading national PC dealership.
25 person, $5 million per year business beginning of
120 person, $35 million per year business in mid
- Mar-86 - May-87: National Product and Marketing
Jan-85 - Mar-86: National Manager Technical &
Personal Computer Coordinator
BHP IT (May 1984)
- Mar-83 - Jan-85: Personal Computer Coordinator
Oct-82 - Feb-83: Performance Control Officer
Aug-81 - Oct-82: Senior Systems Programmer
Dec-80 - Aug-81: Technical Systems Programmer
Dec-77 - Dec-80: Technical Programmer
Jan-77 - Dec-77: Trainee Technical Programmer
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